Mega-City One, 2124 AD – a vast, crime-ridden
metropolis of 400 million citizens ruled over by the
Judges. Empowered to dispense instant justice, these
future lawmen are judge, jury and executioner.
Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd – he is the Law!
Alien mercenaries who take payment only in meat, the
Kleggs’ cruel ambitions have always been thwarted by
their lack of intelligence – until the emergence of a
new generation led by Grand Warmaster Grusk. Kleggs
with cunning? Let the universe tremble!
Mega-City One, 2130 AD. This vast urban nightmare on the east coast of post-apocalyptic North America is home to 400 million citizens, every one a potential criminal. With lawlessness rife, only the Judges can prevent total anarchy. These future lawmen are judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd - he is the law!
Inspired by Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry; the film poster for Death Race 2000. The name Judge Dredd came from Pat Mills who was originally going to use it for a different character.
The first Judge Dredd story published was drawn by Mike McMahon, not co-creator Carlos Ezquerra. Ezquerra was so upset that he didn't draw Dredd for five years afterwards, only returning for the Apocalypse War mega-epic.
In the year 2104, the Sov-Blok mobilised its vast war
machine to invade and conquer Mega-City One! The
Sovs were only stopped when Judge Dredd annihilated
East-Meg One in a vast nuclear strike – but 20 years
on, the scars of the Apocalypse War still remain ...
Devlin Waugh is a freelance exorcist and occult
operative for the Vatican – not to mention a vampire
with a delightfully decadent lifestyle. Ten years ago, he
defeated a monstrous infestation at the Aquatraz penal
colony. Now, the sea is running red again ...
Odysseus City, the near future. The Family are a select
cadre, bonded by blood, whose powers extend way
beyond the usual – and they control the city, from penthouse
to pavement. OCPD cop Kurt is about to
discover that you don’t wanna mess with the Family ...